Weekly Winners

Week 1: Manning and McCoy

Prime-time performers Peyton Manning and LeSean McCoy took season's first honors.

Week 2: Rodgers and Starks

Aaron Rodgers and James Starks helped the Packers win in a rout over the Redskins.

Week 3: Manning and Murray

Peyton Manning and DeMarco Murray had huge games in big Week 3 wins.

Week 4: Brees and Peterson

Drew Brees and Adrian Peterson each performed admirably on the big stage.

Week 5: Romo and Charles

Tony Romo had a memorable game, while Jamaal Charles helped the Chiefs move to 5-0.

Week 6: Foles and Lacy

Nick Foles and Eddie Lacy each helped their teams win games on the road.

Week 7: Ryan and Ivory

Ryan threw for 273 yards and three scores, while Ivory had 104 yards rushing in the Jets' win.

Week 8: Brees and Ellington

Brees threw for five touchdowns, and Ellington went for 154 yards and a score.

Week 9: Foles and Johnson

Nick Foles tied an NFL record, while Chris Johnson ran past the Rams.

Week 10: Brees and Ingram

Drew Brees and Mark Ingram play huge roles in the Saints' rout of the Cowboys.

Week 11: Roethlisberger and Rainey

Ben Roethlisberger threw for four scores, Bobby Rainey rushed for two touchdowns.

Week 12: Rivers and Peterson

Philip Rivers shocked the Chiefs; Adrian Peterson ran through the Packers.

Week 13: Manning and Peterson

Peyton Manning threw for five TDs; Adrian Peterson ran for more than 200 yards.

Week 14: Brees and McCoy

Drew Brees and LeSean McCoy each led their teams to pivotal wins in games with playoff implications.

Week 15: Cassel and Lacy

Matt Cassel sparked an upset of the Eagles; Eddie Lacy helped the Packers run to win.

Week 16: Manning and McCoy

Peyton Manning set a new passing TD record; LeSean McCoy helped the Eagles rout the Bears in a must-win game.

Week 17: Blount and Brees

LeGarrette Blount had two touchdowns vs. Buffalo; Drew Brees had four touchdowns vs. Tampa Bay.

Stafford Jackson are top QB and RB of Week 2

The NFL announced Friday that quarterback Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions and running back Fred Jackson of the Buffalo Bills are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played on Sept. 18-19.


Stafford completed 23 of 39 passes for 294 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the Lions' 48-3 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. The 45-point margin of victory is the largest in Detroit team history. Combined with his three Week 1 touchdown passes, Stafford's four-score performance helped him tie a 1962 Lions team record for most touchdown passes in the season's first two games.


Jackson had two touchdowns and 117 yards on just 15 carries to help the Bills overcome the Oakland Raiders, 38-35. His 7.8 yards per carry average was the highest among backs with more than 10 carries.


Making the right plays on the field takes talent, perseverance, focus and a whole lot of hard work. At FedEx, we know the same skills that make the FedEx Air & Ground nominees and winners successful on the football field are what delivers success in every field. That's why we're proud to recognize three small businesses each week that have what it takes and play to win. Just like the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week, each of these businesses delivers when the pressure is on. Take a minute to deliver your vote for the players and the business you think had the best plays this week.

FEDEX AIR -- QUARTERBACK NOMINEES

Tom Brady, New England Patriots

Brady completed 31 of 40 passes for 423 yards and three touchdowns in the Patriots' 35-21 win over the San Diego Chargers. After passing for 517 yards in Week 1, Brady is now the only player in NFL history to post a 400-yard passing performance immediately following a 500-yard game. His 135.7 quarterback rating was the highest of any quarterback on the weekend.

Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys

Romo completed 20 of 33 passes for 345 yards and two touchdowns in the Cowboys' 27-24 overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers. Romo was forced to leave the contest early in the game, but returned late in the third quarter to lead Dallas to 13 unanswered points and a comeback victory. His 77-yard pass to WR Jesse Holley on the Cowboys' first offensive play of overtime set Dallas up for a 19-yard field goal for the win.

Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions

Stafford completed 23 of 39 passes for 294 yards, four touchdowns and one interception in the Lions' 48-3 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. The 45-point margin of victory is the largest in Detroit team history. Combined with his three Week 1 touchdown passes, Stafford's four score performance helped him tie a 1962 Lions team record for most touchdown passes in the season's first two games.

FEDEX GROUND -- RUNNING BACK NOMINEES

LeGarrette Blount, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Blount tallied 13 carries for 71 yards and two touchdowns in the Bucs' 24-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. His two scores came in the second half as Tampa Bay rallied to win after an early 17-point deficit. His four-yard touchdown run with 31 seconds left secured the Bucs' victory.

Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills

Jackson had two touchdowns and 117 yards on just 15 carries to help the Bills overcome the Oakland Raiders, 38-35. His 7.8 yards-per-carry average was the highest among backs with more than 10 carries.

Michael Turner, Atlanta Falcons

Turner rushed for 114 yards and a score on 21 carries in the Falcons' 35-31 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. With Atlanta trailing in the fourth quarter, Turner broke off a 61 yard run to put the Falcons deep into Eagles' territory. Five plays later, he scored the go-ahead and game-winning touchdown.

As the Official Delivery Service Sponsor of the NFL, Super Bowl and Pro Bowl, FedEx created the Air & Ground program to highlight superior on-field performance among the league's top-performing quarterbacks and running backs, while providing business solutions that matter off-the-field. Follow FedEx on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter @FedExDelivers.

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